Senior Speech | Katie Ly ’18

Katie Ly ’18 tells a story that resonates with many Asian Americans: the struggle to fit in and accept your heritage. Living in a predominantly white area, Katie often felt ashamed of her ethnicity and family, feeling as if the odd one out. Since Katie’s mother would act unabashedly in public, not afraid of looking different or being judged, Katie clashed with her mother over the brazen behavior, finding it embarrassing. Listen to Katie’s story about accepting your heritage and the road she took to accept hers.

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